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Check out this year's annual Graduation Publication in print or online by visiting the following link: https://emanuelcountylive.com/stories/graduation-2022,20897 more
Mr. Avery Thomas Steptoe and Miss Miranda Anne Tuttle, both of Swainsboro, are excited to announce that Miranda said “yes” and will become his wife in the Fall. Avery is the son of Brian Steptoe … more
Complaints from several Swainsboro businesses housing slot machines, also known as coin operated amusement devices, arose last week after verbal warnings were given for violation of the city’s … more
Jodi Lee Henry Wilson received her Doctorate in Education on May 5, 2022, from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. She graduated Salutatorian of Tatnall County High School’s class of 2004. Jodi … more

It’s not too often to receive a friendly surprise visit from your childhood role model, especially on a Monday at that. However, local Emanuel County sheriff Jeffery Brewer and Chief Deputy Major … more
Westley Carwright and Joeley Hood of Swainsboro proudly announce the birth of their son, Huntley Grey Cartwright, born May 10, 2022 at 1:01 p.m. at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin. He weighed 9 lbs. … more
Team Effort Missionary Baptist Church located at the corner of Six and Elm St. in Twin City with Rev. Samuel Carlyle as Pastor, has a clothes give-away every Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Items … more
Swainsboro Middle School Jr. Beta students will host a reverse beauty pageant next month. The event will be held Saturday, June 11, at 7 p.m. and will feature three categories, middle school, high … more
St. Philip Center of Hope will open for March distribution from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. more

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported… May 3 Officers performed a traffic stop due to a vehicle speeding 53 in a 35. When pulled over, it was noticed that the … more
On the beautiful Monday, cool evening of May 9, at 5 p.m., members of the Seedling Garden Club met at the home of Nancy Lisenby. The meeting was the End of the Year Picnic celebrating the wonderful … more
SECRD announces the following teams as SECRD Champions for the 2022 season: Mite Softball Champions Girls for 2022 – Cardinals Players:Cayleigh Taylor, Genesis Reese , Mylee Weber, Chanler … more
We all have certain memories that are associated with those “red-letter” dates and events in our lives. Some of those memories are powerful and life changing, while others are just random little … more
Over the years I have witnessed so many compassionate animal lovers who stop to feed, what I call, community sprays. Recently the latest two have been the two yellow Lab puppies living on the … more

Pineland Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is excited to announce that Grace Catherine Hood has been awarded a scholarship through the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS). Founded in 1994, FRS is the … more
The Wiregrass Chapter Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting on Thursday night, April 14, 2022, at the New China Restaurant at 6:30. With Vice President Steve Burke … more
Dear Editor: For many years I have been an avid reader of The Forest Blade. Dick Yarbrough's Editorial Opinions have been a humorous account of almost forgotten times and informative on many past … more
On the morning of May 7, 2022, runners came to Swainsboro for the 21st running of the Knotty Pine 5K Race as part of the 75th Pine Tree Festival. The 5K was sponsored by the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club, … more
Mrs. Gladys Collins is retiring from The Franklin Memorial Library. It has been such a great honor for each of us to work with such a dedicated and warmhearted member of this community. We are … more

Jill Carter of Southern Pottery conducted the final of four scheduled workshops as part of the Vibrant Communities Grant awarded to Franklin Memorial Library, with funding from GAC, NEA, and the Mill … more
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